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Estimator

San Jose, California | Direct Hire

Job ID: 53136 Position: Building/Construction/Development

Responsibilities:

Administrative
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of the internal cost history database for all trades through conceptual estimating and analysis of bid results
  • Assist the Estimating Administrator in maintaining current prequalification information and status of subcontractors and vendors

Management
  • Assist the project team in ancillary issues such as life cycle cost assessments and operational pros and cons
  • Assist the project team in design decisions and assist the project design team in development of appropriate systems solutions
  • Assist in coordinating bid efforts, processing RFI’ s and interfacing between bidding community and design team members on negotiated projects
  • Assist the Marketing Department in preparation of responses to RFP’ s and RFQ’ s
  • Represent Company to all subcontractors

Interpersonal
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with all (client, architect, subcontractors, project team, various departments)
  • Promote  “ Values” with client, architect and subcontractors
  • Ensure that all personal and company policies are administered in a fair and consistent manner
  • Participate in interview rehearsals and presentations
  • Negotiate with owners and subcontractors

Technical
  • Perform detailed quantity surveys
  • Prepare preliminary schedule for assigned projects
  • Assist in the preparation of comprehensive bid forms, bid packages, scope sheets and subcontractor comparison sheets
  • Assist in the preparation of scope definition and Inclusion/Exclusion lists for all trades on a project
  • Assist in the preparation of the Bid Book
  • Provide value engineering assessment of alternative design solutions including initial cost, schedule implications and constructability issues
  • Perform project transition duties from Estimating to Operations
  • Assist in the final scoping, award and buyout of all trades on hard-bid and negotiated projects

Qualifications:
  • Four-year degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or equivalent experience in a related field
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of appropriate project estimating experience
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Proficiency in Timberline and Onscreen Takeoff applications
  • Knowledge and understanding of construction delivery systems, the construction administration processes, technical aspects of construction including means and methods, materials, building systems, planning, scheduling,
  • Understanding of lump-sum, GMP, and negotiated estimates
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Developed time management and organization skills

Mary Lindner
Senior Executive Recruiter

With 20+ years experience in successful Business Development and TalentAcquisition, Mary finds a great sense of fulfillment in matching talented candidates with their Dream Jobs! Mary’s career has focused on growing companies, so she understands that growth for her clients will start by connecting the right individual to the right opportunity. Providing outstanding customer service and exceeding clients’ and candidates’ expectations is the foundation of Mary’s work mantra: work hard, be nice, and have fun!! Mary’s favorite part of working for Wollborg Michelson is being a part of an incredible team that always strives for excellence. Outside of her professional accomplishments, Mary takes the most pride in her role as a mom, never forgetting to savor the little moments with her three daughters and husband.

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